mwc 2018
MWC 2018: Huawei Has Some New Hardware Coming, and it Clearly Has Apple in its Sights

Mobile World Congress officially begins in Barcelona tomorrow, but today's the day we're starting to hear big announcements from mobile companies across the world. While many will have their eyes set on Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event this evening, Huawei took to the stage to announce a range of new products. Read More >>

FAA Proposes Worldwide Laptop Ban For Checked Bags on International Flights

The US Federal Aviation Administration wants the world’s airlines to stop letting passengers put large electronic devices like laptops in checked bags on international flights. The proposal, which will no doubt upset some frequent travellers, will be considered by the United Nations in the coming weeks. Read More >>

Lenovo’s Folding Tablet Prototype Is My Dream Gadget

At Lenovo’s Tech World conference in San Francisco last week, the company showed off Folio, a fully-functional prototype with flexible screen that allows it to transform from a smartphone-sized mobile device to a larger tablet. The idea, of course, is to put the best features of both devices into a gadget you can easily carry in your pocket. Read More >>

Make A Small Profit From Amazon Dash Buttons On Prime Day, Plus Two Tablet Deals

Amazon is reducing the price of its Dash buttons for Prime day next week. The buttons usually cost £4.99 but will drop to £1.99. Read More >>

North Korea’s Latest Tablet Computer Has a Catchy Name: iPad

Ryonghung, a North Korean technology company, recently announced a new tablet. It looks a lot like the weird, firewalled computers the country has produced in the past, with the addition of one curious new feature: the name. It’s called... the iPad. Read More >>

Microsoft and Huawei Both Announce Computers On The Same Day

Microsoft has announced the new Surface Pro, although surprises are a little thin on the ground after some comprehensive leaked. However, the key points are pretty exciting. Read More >>

Microsoft’s New Surface Pro Might Fix Its Loudest Problem

Microsoft held a big Surface event in Shanghai this morning. While the event was basically impossible to watch in the west, with a broken liveblog and zero English livestreams, savvy viewers (and those fluent in Chinese) might have caught the big news: There’s a new Surface Pro. It’s been more than sixteen months since Microsoft’s landmark tablet-laptop hybrid saw an update. In the intervening time, Microsoft has seen a lot of competitors attempt to encroach on the 2-1 device space. While some of those clones have been aesthetically delightful, few have approached the slick combination of design and quality the Surface Pro delivers. So a refresh is welcome, and this year’s devices could fix some of the Surface Pro’s most annoying problems. Read More >>

Europe Escapes US Flights Laptop Ban

The tiny handful of people that still like the idea of going to America are in luck, as US and European officials have negotiated a way to stop us from being banned from taking anything larger than a smartphone into aeroplane cabins. Read More >>

Amazon’s Announced Two New Fire Tablets, and Alexa is Coming Along for the Ride

Amazon's been doing really well at this whole 'budget tablet' thing in recent years, so it's no surprise that it just announced two more. Better still, If you were hoping to get your hands on Amazon's Alexa without having to pay for a glorified speaker, you're in luck. The new tablets also come with Alexa built in. Read More >>

8 Apps That Actually Make the Most of an Android Tablet

So you’ve picked up a brand new Galaxy Tab S3 or any other Android tablet and your first thought is: how am I going to make the most of this extra screen space? The general consensus is that iOS is stronger in the tablet department, but there are Android apps out there that work particularly well on a bigger screen held horizontally. There are just very few apps. Read More >>

Samsung’s New iPad Pro Is Just Fantastic

Coming a year after the launch of Apple’s first 9.7-inch iPad Pro, the new iteration from Samsung feels daring. While it has the same sleek lines, is just as light, and possesses the magnetic connection on one side for easy keyboard cover attachment, Samsung’s iPad Pro for 2017 is, inexplicably called the Galaxy Tab S3, and unlike previous iPads this one runs on Android. Read More >>

Samsung Galaxy Book: More Surface Pro Than Surface Book

Samsung just revealed its second tablet of the day, the Samsung Galaxy Book. At first we assumed this would be a hybrid laptop, similar to the Surface Book. Instead we're getting something more like the Surface Pro - a tablet that attaches to a keyboard case rather than a proper keyboard dock. Read More >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 First Impressions: A True iPad Pro Rival

Exploding phone debacle aside, Samsung's been on a bit of winning streak of late. It might sound daft given the magnitude of that issue, but the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is still the best phone money can buy, with it following further smartphone success and the arrival of one of the nicest smartwatches going - the Samsung Gear S3. Read More >>

The New EE Robin Comes With its Own Dorky Carry Handle

EE’s done another cheap tablet it expects you to trust your clumsy kids not to break. Read More >>

We Were Wrong About Limiting Children’s Screen Time

How much time should kids be allowed to stare into their screens like zombies? New guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics upturns conventional thinking on the matter, showing that a sweeping one-size-fits-all approach is not the right way for parents to go about limiting their children’s screen time. Read More >>